Andy Serkis (born April 20, 1964) is an English actor who played Snoke in the film Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens and reprised the role in Star Wars: Episode VIII The Last Jedi. His involvement was first announced on April 29, 2014.
Serkis is best known for his various motion capture roles, such as Gollum in The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit, King Kong in Peter Jackson's King Kong (2005), Caesar in Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and War for the Planet of the Apes, and Captain Haddock in The Adventures of Tintin. His other films include The Prestige, Wild Bill and 13 Going on 30.
Work in Star Wars
- Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens (Snoke)
- Star Wars: Episode VIII The Last Jedi (Snoke)
- The Last Jedi Read-Along Storybook and CD (Snoke)
- Star Wars: Episode IX The Rise of Skywalker (Snoke)